Powerful landslides triggered by torrential rains hit central Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district on Friday, killing at least 11 people and lea
Afghanistan has released the first 80 of a final 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way for negotiations between the warring sides in Afghan
The court took action on its own authority against Prashant Bhushan for allegedly derogatory tweets.
The effects of the blast were felt all over the Lebanese capital but some of the worst damage was in the Gemmayzeh and Mar-Mikhael neighbourhoods a short distance from th
India had voiced its concern with Pakistan over the abduction and forced marriage of the Sikh girl.
Zahkung Ying Sau, the son of the leader of the NDAK Kachin militia, will seek reelection to his Kachin State parliament seat in a township
UEC member U Myint Naing said plans are in place to ensure migrants, IDPs and returnees can vote on Nov. 8, but warned that urging others not to vote is against the law.
Myanmars Health Ministry said that gatherings of less than 30 people will be allowed starting on Sunday, an increase from the current limit
Three activists face charges under a peaceful assembly law for holding an event on Karen Martyrs Day after authorities denied permission fo
Facebook started adding labels to posts related to elections that will link to a new voter information hub, reading, Visit the Voting Information Center for election reso
With coronavirus cases rising sharply, India has turned to rapid testing kits. But how reliable are they?
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has imposed its first nationwide lockdown due to a virus infection in a returning traveler who had been rel
The governments statement said the lockdown would be enforced from five to 21 days to identify and isolate all positive cases, immediately breaking the chain of transmiss
Syria: President Assad suffers brief drop in blood pressure Damascus (Syria), Aug 13 (AP) Syrian President Bashar Assad interrupted a speech he was gi
The 24-page comic book, set to be released on September 16.
It also received contributions from more than 150,000 new donors.
Elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little visibility or presence, the top U.S. commander
It still has Europes highest death toll.
Dule, a former migrant worker, has turned to rap music to make a difference and a living.
Some hope the pandemic will prove a lasting leveller for gender relations in the domestic setting.
The U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding any on record, the Treasury Department said on
Belarus said on Wednesday that police had fired live rounds at protesters in the city of Brest and arrested more than 1,000 people nationwide, intensi
Washingtons health chief on Wednesday expressed scepticism about Russias claim of developing the worlds first safe COVID-19 vaccine, pointing to th
In the former ruling and military proxy USDPs candidate list, ministers from the previous government and ex-generals account for nearly 30
Three activists were detained by police for holding a Karen Martyrs Day event in Yangon without permission.
For small states, oil spills are national security threats yet few governments are prepared to deal with them.
The Union Election Commission says any attempt to get voters to boycott the general election is a violation of election law that carries po
The NLD said it would field candidates in all constituencies in Rakhine State in the upcoming election, after initially saying it would not
The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission found the killing of two teenagers at Mandalay Youth Center was linked to poor compliance with
Russia calls allegations groundless, says clinical trials would be published after assessment by experts.
Ms Harris, 55, is the first woman of Indian descent and black woman to be on presidential ticket of a major political party in U.S.
The military detained a man in Mrauk-U, Rakhine State last Friday evening and on Monday gave his body over to local police without an expla
A record 405 elephants were killed by humans in the country last year, up from about 360 in 2018. A total of 121 people were killed by elep
The slump recorded by the Office for National Statistics follows a 2.2% quarterly contraction in the first three months of the year.
Former WHO chief Gro Harlem Brundtland has accused the US of being counterproductive during the COVID-19 pandemic and leading an assault on
US Health Secretary Alex Azar, the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan since 1979, criticized Chinas bullying of the island during
Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow and publisher Jimmy Lai were released one day after their arrests under the regions new security la
Police in the southern city of Bangalore opened fire on protesters angered by the Facebook post.
She is the first person of color to be selected on a vice presidential candidate and also only the fourth women and first ever African American and Indian American to be
By naming Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris as his Vice-President running mate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has surrendered to the rad
Kamala Harris joins Joe Biden in the 2020 race at a moment of unprecedented national crisis
Decision comes after the elections were postponed; pro-democracy lawmakers want polls in Sept.
Focus on Loya Jirgas decision to release 400 convicted Taliban and intra-Afghan talks.
Karen activists are proceeding with plans to hold a Karen Martyrs Day commemoration in Yangon on Wednesday; police say the event is banned